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10/13/2014
Not only is mold in the home unsightly and bad for your health, it can also be difficult and expensive to properly remove. The experts here at Zott Construction DKI in Stormville have put together a guide to ensuring that no mold invites itself into your property.

Declutter

It may be fall, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spring clean! Clutter in your home blocks airflow and provides mold with the nooks and crannies it needs to grow. Consider getting rid of some of your unused things and make sure your furniture is not blocking windows or air vents so as to allow air to flow properly through your home.

Control Your Home’s Climate

We’ve already provided you with an in-depth guide to preventing humidity in the home which is of paramount importance for preventing mold. It’s also crucial to keep your home at the right temperature. Set your air conditioner too high and your dehumidifier may not work at its best, set it too low and mold may prosper in the heat. The best temperature is around 78°F.

Pick the Right Air Conditioner

The bigger the better, right? In fact this is far from the truth. If your air conditioner is too small for your home it will run constantly and waste energy, but on the other hand if it is too large it will constantly stop and start which is also very wasteful. Pick the right size air conditioner for your home to maximize efficiency.

Check Your Air Conditioner

Ensure that you periodically check your air conditioner is working properly. Check it is set to the right temperature and that its coils are clean. Check the condensate drain pipe (usually a white pipe on the side of the machine) is dripping regularly; if it isn’t it may be blocked, so call a professional.

Cover Your Crawl Space Floor

If you have a crawl space, ensure it is covered with a waterproof material such as thick plastic sheeting. This can prevent water from collecting in your crawl space and initiating or exacerbating moisture problems in your home.

No matter how careful you are, your home may still develop mold problems. If this is the case it is important that it be dealt with by a professional. For the best in mold remediation, water mitigation, or property restoration in Stormville, call Zott Construction DKI on (845) 227-4141.